AMWA 2023 - Making a Difference

What an incredible two days we had! Watch this space for photos and all the details from #AMWA 2023!

It's not too late! Conference registration is still open!

General registration is available up to the day, and you can even register on-site during the event. We'd love to see you there.

Dinner registrations have closed, but come and join us for the Networking Event on 24 August from 6.00-8.00pm at The Red Room, SkyCity.

We are thrilled to announce Amy Kelly as the winner of the AMWA Early Career Award for 2023. Amy's article is titled, "Friend or foe? How bacteria in the uterus may influence IVF outcome", and impressed all our judges, including guest judge, Blair Hesp, Managing Director at Kainic Medical Communications and members of the AMWA committee. 

We are thrilled to announce that Dr Siouxsie Wiles will be the Keynote Speaker at AMWA 2023! An unmissable opportunity to hear from this award-winning microbiologist and science communicator.
Registrations will be opening soon!

It was on a family trip to Mildura in north-west Victoria as a young child that I was first given penicillin. While I don't remember why, nor do I remember the rash I developed, it was then I was first introduced to my penicillin allergy - a seemingly innocuous friend that nonetheless threatened its pernicious intentions should it be taken for granted.

Viral nucleic acid tests, antigen tests, antibody tests, T-cell analysis, serology, sequencing. Just a sample of the terms and tech that you need to understand when writing about COVID-19 testing. Understand them all? Good, but I’m now going to spring a quick test on you ­– just like your favourite high school teacher: 

Malvern Networking Event

AMWA member, Marissa Philpott is hosting a networking event on October 25. Come and join her, and other health communicators, for a relaxed and informal evening in Malvern. Everyone is welcome!

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